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Dinolt Becnel & Wells Investigative Group LLC launches new website!

It’s hard to think of a more fitting day than Labor Day to officially announce the launch of our new website. We live in an era when many types of services are becoming automated, and some people are even attempting to market investigative services through an app. When we were ...

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Philip Becnel was quoted in Pursuit Magazine.

Our managing partner, Philip Becnel, was quoted in an article in Pursuit Magazine, a trade publication for private investigators. The article, called “Should We Trust Trustify?” states: When it comes to Trustify, one of the dominant voices of skepticism comes from Philip Becnel, a partner with the D.C. firm Dinolt Becnel & ...

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Philip Becnel published an article in Law.com.

Philip Becnel, our managing partner, published an article in Law.com called, “Can Investigations be Uber-ized?” The article is a critique of start-up Trustify, which offers investigations for cheap through an app interface. Philip is a regular contributor to Law.com. Here is an excerpt from the article: As it happened, the whole exercise ...

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Our managing partner was quoted in The Washington Post.

Philip Becnel appeared in an article in The Washington Post called, “Was your spouse on Ashley Madison? A new breed of private eye is ready to help.” The article was about plans by a company called Trustify to capitalize on the hack of a company that offered dating services for married people ...

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Philip Becnel in Campus Security Report

Partner Philip Becnel published an article in Campus Security Report, in which he recommends steps that college administrators can do to minimize the harm caused by occasional false accusations of sexual assault. The article is called, “Take 3 steps to create a fair process to investigate sexual assault.” ...

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Philip Becnel was interviewed for an article in The Washington Post

Partner Philip Becnel was interviewed for an article in The Washington Post regarding a D.C. start-up that purports to be the Uber of the private investigations industry. Here is an excerpt of the article: Phil Becnel, a D.C.-based private investigator, predicted that Trustify will struggle, and he said there has been some ...

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Partner Philip Becnel at Nevada’s CALI Conference

Partner Philip Becnel gave two lectures about the proper way to document a private investigation to members of the California Association of Licensed Investigators at their annual conference in Reno, Nevada. Philip’s lectures were named after one of his books, Principles of Investigative Documentation. ...

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Partner Philip Becnel in TheStreet

Partner Philip Becnel was quoted as an expert in an article in TheStreet called, “IRS Attacks Reveal Criminal Data Gathering at Scale Never Seen, Experts Say.” ...

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Philip Becnel in CSO

Partner Philip Becnel was quoted in an article in CSO called, “How corporate spies access your company’s secrets.” CSO provides news, analysis and research on security and risk management. ...

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